Sharing Rupert Hayes’ wild and wonderful world

I went to see the Rupert Hayes retrospective at the Horsebridge. Many people in Whitstable will remember Rupert. He was like a cross between a New Age Traveller and a garden gnome. He was sort of dangerous, elemental and lovable all at the same time. From┬áThe Whitstable Gazette. The editor welcomes letters on any topical subject but reserves the right to edit them. Letters must include your name and address even when emailed and a daytime telephone number. Send letters to: The Editor, Gazette House, 5-8 Boorman Way, Estuary View Business Park, Whitstable, Kent CT5 3SE, email Continue reading Sharing Rupert Hayes’ wild and wonderful world

Facing the consequences – and culprits

  How many Iraqis died as a consequence of the US and British led invasion of their country which began in 2003? According to a recent poll, most people in the UK severely underestimate the figure. 59% of the respondents estimated that fewer than 10,000 Iraqis died as a result of the war, while a substantial number (44%) believe that the figure was actually less than 5,000. How crazy this is. For a nation to have unleashed a war while allowing its population no understanding of the consequences of that war. Who is to blame for this ignorance: the British … Continue reading Facing the consequences – and culprits